Putting readers into the shoes of film and TV professionals, Adventures in the Lives of Others is a gripping insider's account of ethics, problem-solving and decision-making at the cutting edge of documentaries and factual television.
Contributors: Sue Bourne, Nick Broomfield, David Clews, Marshall Curry, John Ellis, Amy Flanagan, Simon Ford, Nick Fraser, Liz Garbus, Alex Gibney, Alex Graham, Rupert Houseman, Steve James, Eugene Jarecki, Asif Kopadia, Barbara Kopple, Ralph Lee, Kevin Macdonald, Leo Maguire, James Marsh, Albert Maysles, Dave Nath, Dan Reed, Charlie Russell, Andre Singer, Kieran Smith, Morgan Spurlock, Eric Steel, Anthony Wonke, Brian Woods, Penny WoolcockJames Quinn is an award-winning documentary filmmaker and executive producer. He has occupied senior positions at several industry-leading independent production companies, including Head of Special Projects at Oxford Film & Television and Head of Factual Television at October Films. He is also Honorary Research Fellow at Royal Holloway, University of London, and has a PhD in philosophy. His other books include This Much is True, a landmark volume on the art of directing documentaries.